The Radio Control Club of Detroit

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AMA Chapter # 368
An AMA Charter Club Since 1953
IMAA Chapter #206


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RCCD 2016 Schedule

Club Meetings are held at 7:30 pm, on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the Month, at the Tucker Senior Center.
Ground School is held on the 4th Thursday of the month at the EAA Chapter 13 Hangar, or RCCD field, as noted.
Event details will be communicated on the event flyers and links.
Dates and activities are subject to change.  Check often for any changes.

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Month Day Date Activity Description
Jan Sun 31 Swap Shop An opportunity to make space for new stuff, or get a deal on "experienced" aircraft and equipment
Mar Sat / Sun 12 / 13 RC Aircraft Show at Gibraltar Club members display models and answer questions about R/C model aviation at the Gibraltar Trade Center.
May Sat - Tue 14 - 17 AMA HQ Road Trip An opportunity for RCCD members to fly at our International Aeromodeling Center (IAC)
  Sat / Sun 21/22 Watts Over Wetzel (W.O.W.) Electric Event Open to any AMA member to fly only electric-powered models.
Jun Sat 18 Great Lakes Warbirds & Scale. A fly-in open to any AMA member, for models of full-scale aircraft.
Jul Sat 9 Big Bird Fly-in Open to AMA members to fly large models: 1/4 scale or bigger; or minimum wingspan of 80in for monoplanes; 60in for biplanes.
  Sat 23 Club Project Homecoming, Fly-in, and Steak-out BBQ Open to any AMA member to fly control-line aircraft in the club's U-control area.
and/or to fly RC from the big field. Includes a "Steak-out" BBQ
Aug Sat 6 4-Stroke Rally Open to any AMA member to fly only 4-stroke-powered models.
  Sat 13 National Model Aviation Day (NMAD) Celebrate NMAD at RCCD. This Open House provides an opportunity for anyone to find out about RC model aviation. Fly one of our trainers! There is no fee.
  Sat 27 Great Lakes Combat - Cancelled Open to any AMA member to compete in Combat classes. R/C aircraft fly with paper streamers. Pilots try to cut streamers on other aircraft while protecting their own.
Sep Sat / Sun 3 / 4 Club Fly-in, Fun Fly & Picnic Saturday: Last "big bash" of the year. Saturday is for open flying.
Sunday: Bomb-drops, Keep- the-Jellybeans and/or other pilot challenges, plus picnic.
  Sat / Sun 10 / 11 Tom Brett Memorial Pattern Contest Open to any AMA member to compete in NSRCA pattern classes.
Dec Tue 13 Christmas Party Good friends, good food, good time. Date to be confirmed